Category Archives: Robots, robotics, intelligent machines, singularity

Playing Chess in the Age of AlfaZero

Chess is a fascinating game that hasn’t lost its appeal even after the strongest human player of the time was finally defeated by a computer. I refer to the historical 1997 face-off between Garry Kasparov and IBM’s Deep Blue. In … Continue reading

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My First Cyber-Fiction Book

Twenty years ago, in 2001, I published my first book.  It was about computer data storage and took me over 6 months to write. My child was just one year old then but, with the full support of my wife, … Continue reading

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ASIMO Robot: Before and Now

I have to admit that – for the longest time – I was convinced that the name Asimo for a cute Japanese robot was related to the name of Isaac Asimov. Like Asimo[v]. It was a minor shock to me when … Continue reading

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Losing This Job to AI?

Watch the video below – this is an AI-powered TV anchor.  Doesn’t look too bad to me. The voice intonations need some work but, over time, will do well, I think.   A bigger question is – why would we … Continue reading

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Run Atlas Run

I wrote about this company before: link, link, link, and link. What can I say…  Boston Dynamics and everything they do is simply amazing!  

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